Here is a link to the official Army story on the new G.I. Bill (S.22). This puts teeth to the phrase “Support the troops.”
Here’s a link to the Department of Veterans Affairs site on the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008
And here’s some video about this issue:
Unfortunately, there was political back & forth on what seems to be such a simple issue–though debate is a key part of democracy. A few blogs followed the politics of this bill. Huff Post, Grassroots on Web helps GI Bill pass, Senators debate G.I. Bill .
If you know anyone who’s served since 9/11 be sure they are aware of the tremendous benefits of the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008.
Here is a FACT SHEET about the bill. Enjoy!
Where else can you work for 2-3 years, leave your job, and get 100% of your tuition paid for with over $1,000 cash for living expenses?